Incident Reports

Husband arrested on the charge of killing his wife in Rupandehi


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Kanchan

Police arrested Yam Bahadur Thapa Chhetri oof Kanchan Rural Municipality-1 in Rupandehi on the charge of murder of his wife 31-year-old Savitri Thapa Chhetri.

According to police Savitri was found dead at her home on July 28 with bruises on her body and a head injury. Savitri's body has been brought to Lumbini Regional Hospital, Butwal, for post-mortem. Police suspect that, Savitri's husband Yam Bahadur who regularly consumes alcohol might have killed her during a dispute. The police have taken him into custody and started further investigation.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other types of GBV
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
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